Using OpenStack Dashboard for user management

OpenStack Dashboard gives us the ability to administer users through the web interface. This allows an administrator to easily create and edit users within an OpenStack environment. To manage users, you must log in using an account that is a member of the admin role.

Getting ready

Load a web browser, point it to our OpenStack Dashboard address at http://192.168.100.200/, and log in as a user, such as the admin user created in the Adding users to Keystone recipe of Chapter 1, Keystone – OpenStack Identity Service, with the password openstack.

How to do it...

User management under OpenStack Dashboard is achieved by carrying out the steps discussed in the following sections.

Adding users

To add users, perform ...

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